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The Next Generation of Doctors Will Be Better at Treating Trans Patients

Too few schools have trans-specific content in their curriculum, but things are changing for the better.<p>Three years ago, after sustaining multiple facial injuries during a bad car accident, Emily Ashcroft, went to see an ear, nose, and throat specialist about a broken nose that had healed …

Parents: How to manage injuries at home—and when you need to go to the doctor

<i>Follow me on Twitter</i> @drClaireIt’s a fact of life: kids get hurt. We do everything we can to keep them safe, but shy of sticking them in bubbles, …

Harvard Medical School

What Mixing Weed and Alcohol Does to Your Mind

Researchers now understand the science behind the crossfade.<p>I rarely mix weed and alcohol—otherwise, I become more silent than a hermit crab floating in space.<p>But pursuing the high that results from combining the two drugs—known as a "crossfade"—isn't uncommon. Researchers, however, are still …

How to Avoid Influence Killers: 4 Speech Habits to Kill Now

Are sloppy speech habits holding you back as a leader? Discover simple changes you can make now that will instantly increase your ability to influence others and raise your status as a speaker and a leader.<p>At what point would you stop listening to a speaker who opens with: "So, OK, I wanted to just …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Loving my bipolar husband: Some days it’s terrifying. But there’s no one in the world I trust more

“I had a manic episode when I was 20,” he said, looking me in the eye as we both played nervously with our beers.<p>It wasn’t a typical first date, and I’ll admit his confession surprised me. But we were each delighted to be sitting across the table from someone who wasn’t presenting a glorified image …

10 productive ways you can stop yourself going stir-crazy while job hunting

But what if there were a fun and interesting way to become more employable, whilst still job-hunting and looking after yourself too? Lizzi Hart of the Graduate Recruitment Bureau has 10 such ways to help you survive being an unemployed job-hunter

5 cases to watch as Supreme Court term begins

Judges may take up cases on abortion and immigration.<p>After a year in which liberals scored impressive, high-profile Supreme Court victories, conservatives could be in line for wins on some of this term's most contentious issues, as the justices consider cases that could gut public sector labor …

Obama Administration

Risk and respect – what to know about disclosing mental illness at work

Deciding to disclose information about a non-obvious disability at work is complicated and potentially risky, no matter what you do for a living. For …

Why It Matters That Fewer Black Men Are Applying To Medical School

Research has shown that more diverse medical schools foster civic engagement, exposure to different training approaches and cultural sensitivity. The benefits of more black doctors go even further.<p>Over the past 37 years, medical schools have had more diverse applicants, except for when it comes to …

Health Care

How City Living May Be Harming Your Mental Health, And What You Can Do About It

City life can take a serious toll on your mental health. Research has shown that urban dwellers are more likely to suffer from chronic stress and mental illness, particularly depression.<p>But according to new research, the antidote to those city blues could be as simple as a walk in the park.<p>A …

Embrace Minimalism – Shelf Desks With Discerning Designs

A desk that’s nothing more than a simple wall-mounted shelf is definitely not for everyone. Such desks are often used in small spaces where a …

Interior Design

When Children With Autism Grow Up

I was 23 and needed a summer job; he was 21 and needed full-time support. He's one of an estimated half million people diagnosed with autism who are soon becoming adults — and who society is entirely unprepared for.

Autism

6 Ways Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

If you're trying to slim down or shape up, hitting the sack is just as important as sweating at the gym. These six reasons are your best excuses to hit the snooze button and get more sleep.<p><b>It Stops Late-Night Snacking</b><br>The longer you’re awake, the more likely you are to consume calories you don’t …

The 5-Move Workout That's Critical for Runners

Exercise 1 Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift<p>Place a kettlebell in front of you; look for one that is 18 to 35 pounds. (Hint: The weight is marked on the bottom!) Stand with your feet shoulder-width distance apart and your toes turned open to 11:00 and 1:00. Brace your torso as if someone were going to punch …

4-Year-Old Fashion Prodigy Talks Designing A Collection For J.Crew, Is Insanely Adorable

Four-year-old fashion prodigy Mayhem first gained attention back in February for the beautiful paper dresses she was creating out of construction paper, scissors, and tape. Her mother, who helps a little bit with her designs, created an Instagram account on her behalf and started documenting all …

18 Really Helpful Cheat Sheets for Easier Coding

A few weeks ago, we have provided you the useful resources help you to learn HTML5. Following that post, many our readers showed interest in having …